Browsing Research Articles (Oral Pathology and Oral Biology) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Oral Pathology and Oral Biology) by Title

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  • Steyn, N.; Botha, Stephanus Johannes; Brand, Paul D.; Bernitz, Herman (International Organisation for Forensic Odonto-Stomatology, 2006-12)
    Impression materials used in the analysis of bite marks are required to maintain their stability and integrity for extended periods. It has been observed that certain impressions taken of skin lose their properties with ...
  • Fonseca, Felipe Paiva; Brierley, Daniel; Wright, John M.; Santos-Silva, Alan Roger; Almeida, Oslei Paes; Rocha, André Caroli; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Hunter, K.D. (Keith) (Elsevier, 2015-05)
    OBJECTIVE : To describe an international case series of polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma (PLGA) affecting the upper lip. MATERIAL AND METHODS : Over a 30-year-period the files of five pathology services were reviewed ...
  • Ker, James A.; Du Toit-Prinsloo, Lorraine; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Saayman, Gert (Libertas Academica, 2010)
    Sudden and unexpected death in the young is a common and worldwide problem. Sudden, unexpected death in infancy (SUDI), clinically unexpected death in an infant between one week and one year of age, affects around 1 in ...
  • Blignaut, Elaine; Phiri, Reality (ClinMed International Library, 2017-02-13)
    OBJECTIVES : The objectives were to determine the prevalence of Candida albicans in lesions of necrotising periodontal disease (NPD) and on the tongue of patients and to compare the fingerprinting patterns of C. albicans ...
  • Davidson, C.L.; Richter, Karin Louise; Van der Linde, Michael J. (Mike); Coetsee, Judy; Boy, Sonja Catharina (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2014-05)
    BACKGROUND. Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is well known to be associated with head and neck cancers (HNCs). HPV-associated HNCs are related to sexual behaviour, particularly the lifetime number of oral sex partners, ...
  • Fernandes, N.A. (Nelson Alexander); Herbst, Dirk; Postma, Thomas Corne; Bunn, B.K. (Belinda Kathleen) (Wiley, 2018-03)
    The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of MB2 canals in permanent maxillary molars utilising CBCT; in patients attending a university hospital. A total of 200 patient scans, (100 female and 100 male patients), ...
  • Yakoob, Zarah; Uys, Andre (South African Dental Association, 2016-04)
    Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) have a multifactorial aetiology, one suggestion being that facial trauma caused by motor vehicle accidents (MVA) may result in TMD. However, the relationship is somewhat controversial as ...
  • Nel, Sulette (South African Dental Association, 2015-07)
    A thorough understanding of recent advancements regarding the molecular interactions responsible for tooth eruption is indispensable to all dental specialties and may provide insight for treating clinical eruption ...
  • Platais, Christopher; Hakami, Fahad; Darda, Lav; Lambert, Daniel W.; Morgan, Richard; Hunter, K.D. (Keith) (Wiley, 2016-04)
    Recent decades have witnessed the publication of numerous studies reporting alterations in the genome and transcriptome of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). Currently, the utilisation of these alterations ...
  • Darda, Lav; Hakami, Fahad; Morgan, Richard; Murdoch, Craig; Lambert, Daniel W.; Hunter, K.D. (Keith) (Public Library of Science, 2015-04-10)
    BACKGROUND Previous studies have demonstrated that a number of HOX genes, a family of transcription factors with key roles in early development, are up-regulated in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) and other ...
  • De Villiers, Danielle; Potgieter, Marnie; Ambele, Melvin Anyasi; Adam, Ladislaus; Durandt, Chrisna; Pepper, Michael Sean (Springer, 2017-11)
    Interest in reactive oxygen species and adipocyte differentiation/adipose tissue function is steadily increasing. This is due in part to a search for alternative avenues for combating obesity, which results from the excess ...
  • Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Van Zyl, Andre W. (2011-09)
    All patients, and especially high-risk patients, visiting their dentist should receive a thorough examination for the presence of potentially malignant disorders or early oral cancer. It is well documented that early ...
  • Hakami, Fahad; Darda, Lav; Stafford, Prachi; Woll, Penella; Lambert, Daniel W.; Hunter, K.D. (Keith) (Nature Publishing Group, 2014-07)
    BACKGROUND : HOX gene expression is altered in many cancers; previous microarray revealed changes in HOX gene expression in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), particularly HOXD10. METHODS : HOXD10 expression ...
  • Gonzalez-Arriagada, Wilfredo Alejandro; Ramos, Lara Maria Alencar; Silva, Andreia Aparecida; Vargas, Pablo Agustin; Coletta, Ricardo Della; Bingle, Lynne; Lopes, Marcio Ajudarte (Elsevier, 2015-01)
    OBJECTIVE. To determine the effects of radiotherapy on salivary BPIFA expression and to investigate the role of BPIFA in the development of known radiotherapy side effects. MATERIALS AND METHODS. Unstimulated whole-mouth ...
  • Van der Merwe, L.J.; Van Zyl, G.J.; St Clair Gibson, A.; Viljoen, M.; Iputo, J.E.; Mammen, M.; Chitha, W.; Perez, A.M.; Hartman, N.; Fonn, S.; Green-Thompson, L.; Ayo-Yusuf, Olalekan A.; Botha, G.C.; Manning, Dianne M.; Botha, S.J.; Hift, R.; Retief, P.; Van Heerden, B.B.; Volmink, J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016-01)
    BACKGROUND. Selection of medical students at South African (SA) medical schools must promote equitable and fair access to students from all population groups, while ensuring optimal student throughput and success, and ...
  • Olze, Andreas; Van Niekerk, Piet; Schulz, Ronald; Schmeling, Andreas (Blackwell, 2007-09)
    The importance of forensic age estimation in living subjects has grown over the last few years. In dental age estimation, tooth eruption is a parameter of developmental morphology that can be analyzed by either clinical ...
  • Marnewick, J.C. (Johan); Van Zyl, Andre W. (South African Dental Association, 2014-05)
    The abuse of both licit and illicit substances by the general population affects at least one in ten people. Research shows that the oral healthcare worker has at least the same prevalence of substance abuse, perhaps even ...
  • Van Zyl, Andre W. (South African Dental Association, 2014-02)
    Substance abuse is a worldwide phenomenon. It is on the increase in most countries and claims the lives of millions every year. Substance abuse may involve licit and illicit drugs, with licit substances claiming more lives ...
  • Platais, Christopher; Radhakrishnan, Raghu; Ebensberger, Sven Niklander; Morgan, Richard; Lambert, Daniel W.; Hunter, K.D. (Keith) (BioMed Central, 2018-07-06)
    BACKGROUND : High HOX gene expression has been described in many cancers, including oral squamous cell carcinoma and the functional roles of these genes are gradually being understood. The pattern of overexpression suggests ...
  • Bernitz, Herman; Van Staden, Paul Jacobus; Cronjé, Christine M.; Sutherland, Rene (Springer, 2014-03)
    In the forensic assessment of burned bodies, the question of whether the victim was exposed to the fire before of after death is of crucial importance. Several external signs have been used in the past to indicate heat ...